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tomorrow - rain chances friday through monday - no sign of high heat and humidity today: mostly sunny. low humidity. very nice for early august. highs: 82-85 winds: n to se 5 mph tonight: mainly clear. another comfortable night. lows: 65-70 winds: se 5 mph thursday: sunny start with increasing clouds late. still pleasant. highs: 81-84 winds: se 5-10 mph breaking overnight.
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around the world after a chilling threat from north korea. the rogue nation announcing that it is considering striking areas guam with ballistic missiles. president trump after president trump promises to meet any attack with fire and fury. our question of the day: do you think north korea poses a real threat to the united states? go to wjla.com/votenow and let us know. abc's erielle reshef has more. also breaking right now--
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right now-- a city-wide manhunt in paris. six people are hurt, 2 of them seriously -- after a vehicle slams into a group of soldiers. they were guarding a neighborhood in a paris suburb. investigators say the vehicle appeared to clearly target the soldiers but the motive is unclear. police are trying to find that vehicle right now. developing now-- a shocking order from the health department. united medical center ordered to stop delivering babies - and offering prenatal care. the order comes as a surprise to patients who now have to seek care els
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health department officials say the restriction will remain in place for 90 days "or until the hospital implements its plan for obstetrics and nursery services." one high ranking city official tells abc7 news umc has quote "woefully inadequate facilities" and quote."grossly underserves the community." it's still not clear what specific problem sparked the health department to step in. in a statement-- officials say there is a plan underway to fix the inadequacies. college park city council forced to delay a vote on whether to allow non-citizens to vote in city elections. the bill first introduced by council member christine nagle, would also give undocumented immigrants t
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chance to vote in city elections. there was heated reaction from both sides of the issue at last night's city council meeting. at one point things got so tense, prince george's county police were called to stand by. a new vote has now been scheduled for september 12th. we are following this story-- and will bring you updates as they develop. an update now on this week's storm damage on the eastern shore. the national weather service now confirms that a tornado touched down in salisbury monday afternoon. the e-f one tornado flipped cars in the air, and leveled trees and utility poles. the national weather service says the twister was on the ground for about a mile with winds of around 100 miles-per-hour. while no one was hurt -- businesses and residents are still cleaning up this morning.
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right now.. an urgent search is underway for two robbers who stabbed a man while he was waiting for a metrobus. it happened monday morning at a bus stop near kennedy street and georgia avenue in northwest d.c. police say the robbers kicked the victim, nega torsha, in the head before taking his wallet, debit card, and i-phone. landlord james walker says torsha was heading to work when the men attacked him. police say torsha will be ok. they believe the attack was random. and they're warning people in the area to be cautious. there are cameras near the spot where the attack happened. but it's unclear if they captured an image of the robbers. in northwest-- a man is arrested, while allegedly preying on women at a metro station. police tell us brandon williams was taking pictures up women's skirts. police say he targeted a number of women, many of them apparently didn't even know it was happening. surveillance video helped officer catch williams in the act at the columb
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week. the 19 year old is charged with misdemeanor sexual abuse. a tragic discovery. a day care now under criminal investigation after a toddler is left in a hot car-- with temperatures in the 90's. the details-- coming up.
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- rain chances friday through monday - no sign of high heat and humidity today: mostly sunny. low humidity. very nice for early august. highs: 82-85 winds: n to se 5 mph tonight: mainly clear. another comfortable night. lows: 65-70 winds: se 5 mph thursday: sunny start with increasing clouds late. still pleasant. highs: 81-84 winds: se 5-10 mph
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coming up--
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taylor swift in the court room. what a former dj is saying about a photo-- that got him fired from his job. now-- he's demanding millions. that's coming up. plus, a jogger-- now on the run from police! what police say he did, after knocking a woman right into the path of a speeding bus. bth ignoring
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hello. i'm mark hyman. history doesn't change. only how we acknowledge it. here's what's happening behind the headlines. the buddha of bamiyan statues in afghanistan's hindu region stood 165 feet tall. but the taliban didn't want these reminders of hindu history. so they blew them up. it happened before 9/11. the world was outraged. these statues had stood for nearly two-thousand years. it was simply wrong to destroy reminders of afghanistan's history. so what does this say about some american cities? it's become fashionable to remove civil war statues that are reminders of our nation's past. for example, statues were torn-down in new orleans; st. louis; orlando; and frederick, maryland.
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face similar threats in annapolis, maryland and charlottesville, virginia. removal of historical statues is shortsighted. clearly, there have been ugly chapters in american history. but ripping down statues and similar imagery doesn't alter that history. instead, they should serve as important reminders of our past. to help guide our behavior going forward. the soviets thought they could alter history by airbrushing photos. but it was a fraudulent attempt to pretend people and events never existed. let's not repeat that behavior. we're better than that. to comment, go to behind the headlines dot net. i'm mark hyman. happening now in orlando, florida..
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heartbroken after their 3 year-old son is left in a hot day care van. the boy not discovered for almost 12 hours. and now police say the driver who was supposed to drop him off-- could be facing criminal charges. steve osunsami has more. in the day ahead..
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testimony begins.. in the civil trial involving pop star taylor swift. the singer says former denver disc jockey david mueller inappropriately touched her during a one-minute meeting backstage. he denies it. and is now suing "her" for getting him fired after the 20-13 encounter. the jury was shown a photo, which shows mule'-er with his hand behind swift, below her waist. he says he may have touched her ribs-- but nothing else.
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of two men and six women. mule'-er says he wants what's fair, including lost wages. swift's attorney says the singer is seeking one dollar, and just wants to show others.. "you can always say no." a seven on your side consumer alert that could affect "you!" nissan has agreed to a 98-million dollar settlement with vehicle owners impacted by the takata air bag recalls. the money would ensure that takata air bags are removed from more than four-million affected nissan vehicles. and it would compensate owners for expenses while getting their cars fixed. takata's air bag inflators can explode with too much force. they're blamed for at least 16 deaths. a judge must still approve the settlement. monsters in your closet may just be a childhood fear. but a monster in the attic-- was very real for a family in florida. for months -- they say they kept hearing strange noises in their attic. since they apparently
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from horror movies-- they finally went up there to investigate. bob van der herchen says he was more than a little shocked when he discovered a six feet long boa constrictor. van der herchen thinks the snake slithered off a tree branch over the roof and through a vent. judging by the amount of shedded skin -- it's believed the snake was in the home for at least two years! a trapper caught the snake and is now looking to give it a more suitable home. at xx time for weather.
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toss to eileen - delightful today and tomorrow - rain chances friday through monday - no sign of high heat and humidity today: mostly sunny. low humidity. very nice for early august. highs: 82-85 winds: n to se 5 mph tonight: mainly clear. another comfortable night. lows: 65-70 winds: se 5 mph thursday: sunny start with increasing clouds late. still pleasant. highs: 81-84 winds: se 5-10 mph
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switching has never been easier. get out of your contract with up to a $500 credit to help cover your early termination fee. go to fiosgigabit.com the u-k today are looking for a jogger who pushed a woman into the path of an oncoming bus. and it was all caught on camera. take a look... the incident happened back in may on southwest london's putney bridge. you see the male jogger pushing the woman right into the bus lane. thankfully the driver is able to avoid hitting her. the woman was ok-- but the jogger, just kept on jogging. he even passed by the scene a second time, and refused to stop. london metropolitan police hope this video will help lead them to an arrest. there is much more coming up on good morning washington. john gonzalez.. what are you working on for 5 o-clock?
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